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tel•e•type•writ•er



Pronunciation: (tel"i-tīp'rī"tur, tel'i-tīp"-), [key]
n.
a telegraphic apparatus by which signals are sent by striking the letters and symbols of the keyboard of an instrument resembling a typewriter and are received by a similar instrument that automatically prints them in type corresponding to the keys struck. Abbr.: TTY

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Teletypesetterteletypist
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